Doris Janhsen, publishing director of Germany’s Verlag Friedrich Oetinger, predicts that we’ll see fewer vampires and zombies in forthcoming YA and teen books.
Tweens have plenty of cash to spend on themselves, so there’s a big opportunity there for publishers, but they have to learn what tweens want and how to deliver it.
On November 28 in NYC, Publishing Perspectives will host a half-day conference focused on how publishers can reach teen readers. We hope you will join us!
Scholastic is donating a million books and offering free online resources to those children and teachers affected by Superstorm Sandy.
A community wide push in Kalamazoo, Michigan, including mailing books to children and orchestrating library visits, has boosted library book check-outs by 19%.
The Believer has published an interview with author Maurice Sendak, in which Sendak doesn’t hold back his thoughts on the publishing business.
According to a study released recently by the Pew Research Center, 60% of Americans aged 16-29 still use their public library, and 83% read a book in the past year.
Publishing Perspectives announces a half day conference to be held on November 28 in New York City addressing the the top issues facing young adult publishing.
Three CEOs talk about e-book adoption in France, as well as the obstacles and opportunities for publishers working to digitize their content.
At the opening press conference of the Frankfurt Book Fair on Tuesday, Richard Robinson (Scholastic CEO) said that children’s publishing leads in digital forms of reading.